How did Pearl Shongwe die? Cause of death Explained

Pearl Shongwe cause of death

Pearl Shongwe, a television and radio personality died on Tuesday, November 8. Let’s see how did TV and radio host die and Pearl Shongwe cause of death in detail.

How did Pearl Shongwe die?

Pearl Shongwe was discovered dead in her sleep at her residence. She was 35. Shongwe died in her sleep and was discovered on Tuesday morning, according to a statement issued by her family.

Following her passing, SABC1 released a statement honoring the Daily Thetha host.

Thulisile Nhlapo, Acting Head of SABC1 shared the statement and it reads,

“This is a huge loss for the channel, and at only 35 years old, Pearl was at the prime of her career and contributed a lot to building a knowledgeable youth and imparted her knowledge about current issues to the youth of South Africa. SABC1 will forever be grateful for all she has done on the channel.”

The statement continued, and SABC1 sends its heartfelt condolences to her family, friends, and colleagues. Rest in Power!”

Shongwe’s family has requested privacy during their grieving period, and the memorial ceremony will be announced later.

Pearl Shongwe cause of death:

Pearl Shongwe was discovered dead in her Waterfall apartment on Tuesday, according to the SABC.
Tuesday, Pearl’s family announced her passing.

Family spokesman Khehla Tshabalala said in a statement that the woman “died away in her sleep.” Shongwe, according to her family, passed away in her Johannesburg home. The family requests privacy to mourn.

“It is with great sadness that the Shongwe family announces the untimely passing of our beloved daughter Ntombifuthi Pearl Shongwe,”

Her body was found by her neighbors in her apartment. “Our daughter was a celebrated radio broadcaster and TV presenter. Her presence will forever live on in our hearts.” Pearl Shongwe cause of death was not been revealed yet.

It was revealed that Pearl’s neighbors discovered the dead inside her home and afterward called the police.
Colonel Noxolo Kweja, a spokesman for the police, reported that Midrand police are investigating Shongwe’s death.

“Midrand police have begun an investigative docket after a 35-year-old Pearl Shongwe was found deceased today,” stated Colonel Noxolo Queza. Determining Pearl Shongwe cause of death will be made easier by the inquiry. Although the exact reason for her death is not known.

Who is Pearl Shongwe?

Pearl Shongwe, a well-known TV and radio host, was born on January 3, 1987, and passed away at the age of 35. Pearl Shongwe was born in South Africa she holds African nationality and her ethnicity was black. She has worked as a voice actress and an entrepreneur. She focuses on the welfare and empowerment of women.

Pearl participated in the school’s tennis, singing, and ballroom dance programs. She later went to Varsity College, where she obtained a project management certificate. She spoke English, Afrikaans, Isixahosa, Isizulu, Siswati, and Tswana fluently.

Pearl received her degree from the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), where she studied marketing, advertising, and business communications.

Pearl Shongwe career:

Pearl Shongwe spent more than six years as a news anchor at Metro FM. Additionally, Pearl held the position of Managing Director of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa’s Lolonga Holdings. She was a well-known radio and TV host. She has worked as a voice actress and an entrepreneur.

She held positions with Look & Listen as a marketing assistant, Red Cherry TV as a media coordinator, and LLL Consultants as a marketing manager. Pearl joined Mercury Media in 2007 as a junior account executive.

In 2011, the Metro FM newsreader placed in the top three for Miss Soweto. She admitted in an Instagram post that she wanted to be a model but felt she wasn’t quite cut out for the job. Have a peek..

“I’ve always wanted to be a model. I could never quite cut it though. Not tall enough, not skinny enough, not dark enough, or light enough. And when the world wouldn’t have that anymore, the goalposts too would shift to not edgy enough, not nude enough, not cool enough,” she wrote in September 2021.

Pearl was on the Touchdown with Tbo Touch show on Metro FM. She worked as a newsreader as well as a television host on SABC 1’s The Daily Thetha. Pearl was also a voice-over artist.

Tributes to Pearl Shongwe:

Mohammed Van der Ganxta tweeted,

May your Soul Rest In eternal “Peace Peal Shongwe”, I can’t believe you gone so soon.

IamBrady tweeted,

Replying to @SABCPortal

I never knew her, but really enjoyed her vibe when she was reading the news working with @moflavadj and recently @iamtbotouch..Ke Nna PearlShongwe, I will definitely miss your newsreading. What a loss & I am really saddened by this. Be strong bafwethu Condolences to Fam

Tweety Golide tweeted,

Replying to @SABCPortal

I’m so heart broken Pearl Heaven has gained a beautiful angel. May your soul rest in peace

NkosazanaMcusi tweeted,

Replying to @SABCPortal

No no no this can’t be I am…Pearl Shongwe on Metro FM with Mo Flava and Owen Hannie im so sad, this is so shocking May her beautiful soul rest in peace

Ayanda  tweeted,

Replying to @SABCPortal

Oh Pearl – a stranger who was not a stranger – l have never met you but your voice echoes in my ear. Second celebrity l shed a tear for after Khabzela. Rest in peace my sister.


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